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Katie Duthie LLB (Hons)

Solicitor

I am a solicitor in our Legal 500-rated litigation & dispute resolution department, working with the team across a wide range of civil litigation and inheritance & trust matters.

I help my clients, both businesses and individuals, to resolve disputes arising from commercial contracts, landlord and tenant and property. I am a specialist in inheritance and contentious probate disputes and contractual disputes.

T 01242 542921 E katie.duthie@willans.co.uk

Key skills

I can help my clients with a wide range of disputes, including:

  • Bringing or defending claims against an estate
  • Challenging the validity of a will for reasons such as undue influence, lack of capacity and invalid execution of a will
  • Advising on claims for financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Advising on disputes that arise with executors, personal representatives and trustees regarding the administration of estates
  • Advising on the removal of executors, personal representatives and trustees
  • Advising on a wide range of breach of contract disputes
  • Recovery of debts.

Experience highlights

My experience includes:

  • Successfully defending a cross-border inheritance claim against a multi-million-pound estate which involved disputed paternity
  • Securing a significant settlement for a claimant in a claim for financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Acting for beneficiaries of an estate to successfully defend a claim for rectification of a will, brought by a family member who had been left out of the deceased’s will
  • Acting for an individual in a multi-million-pound breach of contract claim regarding a classic car.
  • "You have helped me cope with this difficult situation. I had never encountered anything like this before."
  • "I have nothing but praise for how you helped me."
  • "Thank you again for all your advice and assistance in this matter."

Katie Duthie LLB (Hons) can help you with a range of services

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